Business Intelligence Analyst

About Niche

Niche helps people find where they belong. Every month, millions of people use Niche to choose where to live, work, and go to school. We have in-depth reviews, rankings, and statistics on every college, K-12 school, and neighborhood in the U.S. and millions of monthly website visitors. Located in Pittsburgh, we're quickly becoming one of the largest websites in the U.S.

About the Role

We’re looking for a highly motivated Business Intelligence Analyst to join our Data Science & Growth team. You will be asked to wear many hats to help drive revenue growth and move the business forward as you gain experience. You’ll implement operational improvements using reporting and automation to help our growing organization scale. You will be responsible for developing and managing the reporting tools for our performance marketing and business development teams to help them understand current performance and identify opportunities for optimization.  You will also use a foundation in statistics and curiosity about what delivers results to broaden the analytical capacity of the Data Science & Growth team. Using your affinity for synthesizing data and communication skills, you will ensure that our reporting processes are optimized to help connect Niche to its users.

During the 1st Month:

  • Collaborate with various team members to learn about the company
  • Work with Analysts across the operations department to learn about our tools, workflow and analytical process
  • Shadow Data Science & Growth team members to learn more about how we collaborate with other areas of the business and how your role fits with external stakeholders and teams
  • Learn how to query data from our databases and external data sources, like Google Analytics and Google Ads
  • Learn how to clean and analyze data using R

Within 3 Months:

  • Gain a deep understanding of our organization and how different teams work
  • Collaborate with members of the Data Science & Growth team to gain expertise in our current reporting tools
  • Start to identify areas for improvements in our reporting workflows and develop strategies for implementing change
  • Start to take on analytical projects, like KPI reporting and product launch analysis

Within 6 Months:

  • Perform self-directed research and analysis to identify opportunities for growth
  • Take full ownership of different research, analytics, and operations initiatives
  • Independently create and maintain business intelligence projects, reviewing progress with key decision makers 
  • Responsible for analyzing and reporting on company wide metrics; turn analysis into actionable next steps and enhancements

Within 12 Months:

  • You will have a deep knowledge of our product
  • You will own several facets of analytics at Niche
  • You will use data-driven and user insights from the app to inform overall product and business strategy

What We Are Looking For

  • Passion for using data and research to solve problems
  • Ability to translate vague requirements into prioritized problems to solve
  • Effective communication of complex analyses to different audiences
  • Experience with SQL, R, Python, or other tools.
  • Statistical modeling & A/B testing experience

Useful Experience

  • Web Analytics
  • Survey Writing
  • Statistical Modelling
  • A/B Testing
  • RShiny or Tableau experience
  • Experience with marketing automation software
  • Understanding of SaaS business strategy
  • Understanding of K-12 and/or college admissions processes

Why Niche?

  • Full time, salaried position with competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health plan, including vision and dental, provided at no cost to the employee
  • 20 PTO days, 10 Paid Holidays and 3 Volunteer Days Off per year
  • Parental leave
  • Stock options and SIMPLE IRA Employer Match
  • Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users

Niche will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future for this opening.

Candidates only.  No recruiters or agencies, please. All of our open positions are located in our Pittsburgh, PA office. Sorry, we do not offer relocation assistance.

Niche is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.

If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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Working at Niche

Niche is a small team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We’re a unique blend of data scientists, engineers, parents, and “yinzers” who are looking for exceptional talent to grow our company. Read more about Niche and check out our team page.

We believe people’s lives are made better by having the right resources to inform their biggest life decisions. Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users.

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